Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole |

I’m back again with a Mexican dish. This is our latest family favorite! It’s a 2 dish meal. You need a skillet and a 9 x 13 dish for this one. First, you brown 1 pound of beef in the skillet. Then you mix in the remaining ingredients with the exception of 1 cup of... Read More

Skillet Beef and Bean Burritos

Skillet Beef and Bean Burritos |

These burritos are ready in 20 minutes and made on the stovetop. No oven needed, so they are perfect for summer. You only need a few ingredients and I love that one of those items in chili sauce. I always think of it a ketchup with a kick. It adds some sweetness and tang to... Read More

Easy Blender Guacamole

Easy Blender Guacamole |

I am a huge guacamole fan! I love it on tacos, sandwiches, burgers or just as a dip! Well, today’s recipe for guacamole could be easier. You just toss the ingredients in the blender and blend. It’s that easy! I did use a high powered blender to make this. If you don’t have a high... Read More

Ground Beef Fajita Bowls

Ground Beef Fajita Bowls |

So, I was thinking a little bit ago about something new that I could create using a pound of ground beef. I came up with the idea of a fajita bowl using ground beef. This is simple to make and perfect for summer since everything is done on the stove top. Plus, if you have... Read More

BBQ Pulled Pork Fajitas

BBQ Pulled Pork Fajitas |

Today’s recipe would definitely qualify as Tex-Mex! It combines BBQ pulled pork together with fajitas! This definitely was a great combo together! It is a great way to change up 2 items they appear regularly for our family dinner! This will be a great dish to use throughout the summer months! It’s also great that... Read More

Cherry Coke Carnitas

Cherry Coke Carnitas |

Did you know that carbonated drinks are a great meat tenderizer? Yep, an acid is needed to tenderize. A lot of times this is done with citrus juice, but soda also has acid content. You get another bonus when using soda with meat. Not only does it tenderize the meat but it also adds flavor.... Read More

Quick Chicken Enchiladas

Quick Chicken Enchiladas |

This time of year tends to get so crazy.  With all the holiday events going on and Christmas preparations, it can be hard to get dinner on the table. This time it is especially good to have a well stocked “cantry”. I love to rely on mine to help dinner come together in a flash.... Read More

Tot-chos {aka Tater Tot Nachos}

Tot-chos |

If you have followed me for a while, you know I always love a good twist on a staple dish and today I have just that! For this recipe, we are taking good a old nachos and swapping out the chips to tater tots! I know it is AWESOME! My kids love nachos and tater... Read More

Speedy Skillet Beef Enchiladas

Speedy Skillet Beef Enchiladas

Beef enchiladas in 30 minutes – yes, it is possible! All you need is this fabulous recipe. It is perfect for summer because it is made on the stove top. No need for an oven, but I do like to throw it in for a few minutes at the end to get the cheese all... Read More

Pork Carnitas Verde

Pork Carnitas Verde |

I swear I can never have enough recipes for Mexican meat made in a slow cooker. Today is another version to add to your recipe box. This one has the word verde in the title. In case you didn’t know, verde is spanish for green, hence most of the ingredients used in the recipe are green.... Read More